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Susan F. Clark was elected to the Sierra Pacific Resources board of directors, filling one of two vacancies. Clark is a partner in Tallahassee, FL-based law firm Radey Thomas Yon & Clark, which specializes in telecommunication law and energy regulation. During more than 20 years service with the Florida Public Service commission Clark was a commissioner for nine years and served as chairman in 1995-1996. She also served the regulatory commission as its general counsel.

November 3, 2008

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Piedmont Natural Gas Co. CEO Thomas E. Skains was elected to serve as chairman of the American Gas Association’s (AGA) board of directors for 2009. Skains joined Charlotte, NC-based Piedmont Natural Gas in 1995, became COO in 2002 and became CEO in 2003. He previously served as senior vice president of Transportation and Customer Services at Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp. and was a corporate attorney in Houston. AGA’s other officers for 2009 will be: Robert C. Skaggs, Jr., CEO of NiSource Inc. (first vice chairman); John W. Somerhalder II, CEO of AGL Resources Inc. (second vice chairman); and David M. McClanahan, CEO of CenterPoint Energy (immediate past chairman).

October 13, 2008

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Piedmont Natural Gas Co. CEO Thomas E. Skains was elected to serve as chairman of the American Gas Association’s (AGA) board of directors for 2009. Skains joined Charlotte, NC-based Piedmont Natural Gas in 1995, became COO in 2002 and became CEO in 2003. He previously served as senior vice president of Transportation and Customer Services at Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Corp. and was a corporate attorney in Houston. AGA’s other officers for 2009 will be: Robert C. Skaggs, Jr., CEO of NiSource Inc. (first vice chairman); John W. Somerhalder II, CEO of AGL Resources Inc. (second vice chairman); and David M. McClanahan, CEO of CenterPoint Energy (immediate past chairman).

October 10, 2008

Dominion CEO: ‘Energy Train Wreck’ Without Realistic U.S. Policy

Dominion CEO Thomas F. Farrell II warned last week that the United States “is headed for an energy train wreck” if the country does not create a national energy policy “grounded in economic realism, common sense and market principles.”

March 3, 2008

Dominion CEO: ‘Energy Train Wreck’ Without Realistic U.S. Policy

Dominion CEO Thomas F. Farrell II warned Monday that the United States “is headed for an energy train wreck” if the country does not create a national energy policy “grounded in economic realism, common sense and market principles.”

February 26, 2008

Lehman Analyst Sees Gas Prices Falling to Parity with Coal This Summer

The rumblings of a nasty gas market reversal can be heard loud and clear, said Lehman Brothers analyst Thomas Driscoll in a research note, predicting the current price collapse would continue into the summer.

May 1, 2006

Lehman Analyst Sees Gas Prices Falling to Parity with Coal Around $5/MMBtu

The rumblings of a nasty gas market reversal can be heard loud and clear, said Lehman Brothers analyst Thomas Driscoll in a research note, predicting the current price collapse would continue into the summer.

May 1, 2006

Comprehensive FERC Hearing Sought for All Northeastern LNG Terminals

Massachusetts Attorney General Thomas Reilly and the City of Fall River, MA, filed a motion with FERC in the Weaver’s Cove LNG docket on Thursday requesting that the Commission initiate a new comprehensive evidentiary hearing to review all of the proposed and planned northeastern liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals in order to identify those that best serve the public interest.

May 16, 2005

Comprehensive FERC Hearing Sought for All Northeastern LNG Terminals

Massachusetts Attorney General Thomas Reilly and the City of Fall River, MA, filed a motion with FERC in the Weaver’s Cove LNG docket last Thursday requesting that the Commission initiate a new comprehensive evidentiary hearing to review all of the proposed and planned northeastern liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals in order to identify those that best serve the public interest.

May 16, 2005

Reduced (Only $8B) Energy Tax Package Clears House Committee

The House Ways and Means Committee completed its mark-up of a much-leaner energy tax package Wednesday, accepting Chairman Bill Thomas’s (R-CA) mark and rejecting all amendments, a committee aide said.. The Joint Committee on Taxation has estimated the tax portion of the energy bill will cost the Treasury $8.1 billion between 2005 and 2015, which is less than one third of the cost of the energy tax breaks and incentives approved by the House in late 2003.

April 14, 2005